Our postgraduate students work with a large number of extremely talented industry experts - specialists from various fields. They currently include:
Josephine Onyama - Sony Records recording artist, internationally touring performer.
Uli Elbracht - Jazz and popular music guitarist, and member of the internationally touring European Union Quartet.
Ben Cottrell - Founder of EFPI Records, composer, arranger and producer for artists including Laura Mvula.
Kari Bleivik - Vocalist, composer and educator, co-founder of the Leeds Improvised Music Association.
Jakob Fichert - Prize-winning solo pianist and chamber musician, recoding artist for Toccata Classics and Naxos.
Nico De Villiers - Internationally touring solo pianist, accompanist and coach.
Stuart McCallum - Alternative Jazz guitarist, played with the Cinematic Orchestra.
Ivo Neame - Jazz pianist, saxophonist and composer, member of Phronesis, Edition Records recording artist.
Dr. Matthew Bourne - Leaf Records improvising pianist, band leader, composer and educator, Perrier Jazz Awards Winner.
Professor Heather Slade-Lipkin - Internationally touring solo pianist, harpsichordist and teacher, National piano competition winner.
Professor David Toop - Renowned sound artist, musician, and author, collaborator with Brian Eno and writer of ‘Ocean of Sound’, ex-member of Flying Lizards.
Dr Trevor Wishart - Internationally renowned sonic artist, composer, and writer.
Simon Aldred - Manchester-based Heavenly Records recording artist, Ivor Novello award winning songwriter and singer songwriter with Cherry Ghost.
Iain Archer - Acclaimed solo recording artist, producer, Ivor Novello award winning songwriter and regular collaborator with Jake Bugg and Snow Patrol.
Susan Bisatt - Hyperion and Naxos recording artist and soloist with ENO and Opera North.
Will Hicks - Grammy nominee, producer and engineer for artist including Sir Elton John, Lily Allen, Ed Sheeran and Plan B.